07 March 2008

Show and Tell

for todays show and tell i am showing off some of the things i whipped up for my son's birthday party.....his party was originally going to a superman theme, but he changed his mind on TUESDAY....he wanted a party for some dude naruto......knowing nothing about him, i spent a lot of time on the internet......

here's what i found out...naruto is a japanese anime....the story line is a ninja love story, i believe.....his toys couldnt be found in the toy stores here and i didnt have time to order anything off the internet....and i found no party supplies for him....

so i made a decorated a store bought cake (i couldnt find mt stuff to bake it myself) with a naruto decal that i made using contact paper and a print out of him.....i bought some really cool looking blue and green plates and napkins....and then headed to the local asian market to pick up some chopsticks.....i actually found some candy chop sticks....printed off some coloring pages for the treat bags and painted what is supposed to be the symbol for friendship on the front of the clear bags.....i know that they are not 100% correct because i did it myself and all the characters are supposed to be beside each other and mine are not, i couldnt get them to fit( if anyone is of japanese heritage, i apologize, i was not trying to make a mockery of your beautiful language/symbols, just trying to satisfy a ten year old kid....and then i came up with this great idea for rice crispy sushi.....

they have to be my favorite.....they are not perfect, but cute......the "sushi' with the green center is not so hot cause all the green marshmallows melted too quickly and kinda blended in with the rest of the treat.....and the "sushi" with the pink center, well those marshmallows didnt want to melt at all, so they are a bit thicker.....either way, i think that they turned out cute and the kids love them.....

we will also be having the regular chips and dip along with some healthier snack choices.....there will also be popcorn and a huge bowl of steaming ramen noodles.....according to the cartoon, naruto loves ramen......

sorry my table wasnt big enough to hold everything


i tried to put a napkin behind the writing so it be seen better

20 comments:

Short Stop said...

What cute ideas!!

Simply Stork said...

what a wonderful birthday party...

wonderful ideas.

~simply~

MyJourneyBack said...

Wow. What cute ideas and so fast! I am sure it was a wonderful party. Thanks for coming over to my journey and visiting and commenting. Those red boots were my daughters a little worn but still too cute!

Lora said...

Very creative! You did a great job! Children can be challenging with b-day parties. I'm trying to get my daughter do think something other than *princess*--since it seems that's what she wants EVERY year-ha!

Leah said...

stace you are so creative! gosh i wish i could be at the party..i need to get a birthday card sent out..but you know how horrible i am at getting stuff done on time..either way, give my cutie nephew a kiss and hug from me. LOVE the sushi rice krispie treats!

Constance said...

What a great mom! Not every one would re-do the whole birthday theme for the child! You obviously have some great creativity going on!
Connie

cherished*vintage said...

Amazing! You're so creative. Your a great mom too giving in to the theme change at the last minute. Looks like it was fun!
-Karoline

Anonymous said...

How original! I bet the kids were thrilled!

Have a blessed weekend.

Gina
www.simplyheartandhome.com

I'm sorry I have to put my link here. It doesn't seem to "take" in the name/url box

Penless Thoughts said...

You did a great job and went to a lot of work. I'm sure he loved it!!!
Susan

Farrah said...

Party planning is one of my main hobbies, so I LOVE to see posts like this! Fun, fun stuff! Nice job on the creativity!

Thanks for commenting on my blog!

rohanknitter said...

You did a great job!

Barbara H. said...

I had never heard of that character, but you did a great job pulling together the theme!

Emily said...

How fun! Everything looks great! Thanks for stopping by to say hi on my blog! I know what you mean about trying to find the time to write! I usually get up earlier or stay up later - then the house is quiet and I can think and dream to my heart's content! Have a wonderful day!

Jewelgirl said...

Great Job! I bet your son
was thrilled! Another amazing
mom! Gettin it done at the last
minute!

Crystal said...

Cool stuff! Looks like a blast of a party!

Heather said...

That is just fantastic! I'd have never managed to pull off something like that. What a great mom you are, and so creative... way to go!!! I'll bet the party was a hit. ;o)

Thanks for stopping by and for your kind comment!

It's All Good! said...

Wow! I'll contact you for spur-of-the-moment party ideas! That was great.
Have a great weekend.

Jessica said...

Another Mom successfully going the extra mile for her children! Great job.

Kelli said...

What cute ideas! It looks like your son's birthday party was lots of fun!
~Kelli

nannykim said...

Very inventive. You had to do some quick thinking!